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Platanthera holmboei


Platanthera holmboei
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Copyright: Ishi Talmon (Ishi) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-05-08
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/32, 1/60 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2015-05-09 1:05
Viewed: 761
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Holmboe's Butterfly Orchid is found in the Eastern Mediterranean area. In Israel it is extremely rare, found currently only in the Northern Golan Heights. It is a shy species difficult to find in shady wooded areas. The maximum height of the plant is sabot 30 cm. the labellum is about about 1 to 1.5 cm long.

Two more pix of the same specimen are shown on the WS.

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great ! hope to find it tomorrow ...

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  • john1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 122 W: 0 N: 439] (3410)
  • [2015-05-09 8:53]

Hi Ishi,

Very nice macro of this beautiful kinds of Orchid, Looks a bit like Platanthera chlorantha.
The détails and the sharpness are perfect for the composition, very nice greens colors too.
TFS.
My best regards.
John

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2015-05-09 16:31]

Hi Ishi,one of the most curious and original wild orchid! How is nice its desing,great capture of this rare jewel,i like it! Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano

Interesting Orchid image.

Bonjour Ishi,
Très belle macro très finement détaillée.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.
Gérard

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